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Slowdown will hit profit outlook
The first half of 2019 has been challenging for the global air cargo business. IATA reported that global air freight markets showed FTKs, decreasing by 3.4% in May 2019, compared to the same period in 2018. This was a slight improvement on the 5.6% contraction in April
High potential
As we head back to work after a summer break for much of Europe, it’s a busy issue for Airline Cargo Management
No business like show business
Getting outsized film props and equipment to the right place at the right time is big business for air freight operators. Kerry Reals investigates
Growing business
Ethiopian Airlines is about to activate its second cargo terminal at Bole International Airport, its operating headquarters. Ian Harbison was invited to Addis Ababa for an exclusive tour
Fossil fuel charter resurgence
Oil and gas are making a comeback after a lull last year and a period of meagre investment, delivering a welcome uplift for the charter market. Rob Coppinger has the story
Fuel for thought
The price of oil is a constant threat to profitability, but air freight’s fuel surcharges can be a legal problem as well as a competitive one, as Rob Coppinger discovers
Leading Lights - June 2016
Dane Anderson presided over WASP Inc’s acquisition of FAST Manufacturing last year – resulting in the newly-merged businesses being renamed FAST Global Solutions.
Through new glasses
Air cargo has been slow to embrace new technologies, but with forward-looking companies such as DHL aiming to turn innovation into a competitive advantage, and with IATA launching a new award, the industry is slowly progressing, finds Ian Putzger
Risk and reward
A risk-based approach to security is effective, flexible, and enables air commerce to flow freely, argues Doug Brittin, secretary general of TIACA
Bearing all
Falling fuel prices, growing volumes and pre-holiday sea freight chaos gave the industry a newfound confidence towards the end of last year. Can it last? Airline Cargo Management asked what you think about the market, the industry and its future
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